As a postnatal doula I'm here for you from as early as when your baby is born and for as long as you feel you need me. My role as a doula is to 'mother the mother' as well as provide support to the whole family. You might decide while you're still pregnant that you'd like my support or you might not get in touch until after your baby is born.
I can help with things like baby care, breastfeeding support, light housework, looking after older children, filling your fridge and freezer with delicious home cooked food and looking after your baby so you can rest or have a shower. Becoming a parent is a life-changing experience that comes with a range of emotions. I'm here to listen to you as you reflect on your birth and make sense of all the advice out there. I can provide the emotional support you need as you find your way as a new parent. I am also available to you by phone and email whenever you need a listening ear.
Check out my services and support packages below. I'm happy to tailor my support so if none of the packages below suit your needs please get in touch and we can come up with a package that's perfect for you.
Mothermoon Planning Session
Unsure if you need a postnatal doula but want to prepare for motherhood and ensure you have everything in place to rest, recover and enjoy your new baby?
During your two hour private session we will look at the key elements of a 'mothermoon' including self care and recovery, nutrition and what support you might need to develop a postnatal plan that is personal to you.
As part of the planning session you'll also receive my Mothermoon recipe booklet and a info booklet filled with all the info we cover during the session.
Mothermoon planning sessions can be done in person or via Skype.
Postnatal doula support Packages
Package of visits to suit your needs
Support from as soon after your baby is born as you would like to help you recover, rest and settle into life with your new baby
Unlimited text/email/phone support should you have any questions or need any support in between visits
Two hour antenatal session to talk your hopes and expectations for the postnatal period and put together your postnatal plan
Closing the bones treatment
birth & postnatal doula support
Giving birth and becoming a mother can be the most transformative experience of a woman’s life. The support she receives during labour and birth can have a massive impact on her motherhood journey. This is why I have teamed up with some amazing birth doulas to offer a shared care package offering both birth and postnatal doula support. They will accompany you through the process of preparing for birth and support you during labour and birth and I will support you in the weeks after birth with postnatal doula support to help you adjust and settle into motherhood.
Closing the Bones
A traditional postnatal ritual that focuses on the abdomen, lower back and hips and wrapping using rebozos which encourages the closing of your bones after birth and leaves you feeling nurtured and relaxed. You can read more about it here.
A mother roasting moxibustion treatment can also be added to your closing the bones treatment.
Ad-hoc postnatal doula support
I am sometimes available for ad-hoc visits for one off or short term support. Please enquire for availability.
I ask for a deposit of half the cost of the package to book and guarantee my availability.
I can also arrange support and services for you such as a lactation consultant, postnatal massage, placenta specialist, nutritional therapy, counselling, homeopathy, naturopathy, baby massage, postnatal yoga and mindset and confidence coaching.
I cover a wide area of South East London including Brockley, Crofton Park, Ladywell, Honor Oak, Forest Hill, Lewisham, Blackheath, Greenwich, Eltham, Camberwell, Denmark Hill, Peckham, Nunhead, Dulwich, Tulse Hill, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Herne Hill, Bellingham, Catford, Hither Green, Deptford, New Cross, Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, Surrey Quays and Southwark.